Totemism, Nature Spirits, Nature Allies Class (Self-paced)

Totemism, Nature Spirits, Nature Allies Class (Self-paced)

You must first complete Introduction to Modern Shamanism (Self-paced) before viewing this course

This class offers basic insight into totemism in a traditional and modern context, and distinguishes between the presence of Nature Spirits and Nature Allies. These distinctions inform how we can build relationships with Nature Spirits and be good fellow residents of our immediate animistic community. This course is taught in the context of shamanic ecstatic soul travel, though is valuable without the emphasis of shamanic work.

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5-Greeting Nature Spirits

Author: skelleyh

Spirited Paths Introduction to Modern Shamanism from Soul Intent Arts
The remainder of this course focuses on ways to experience Nature Spirits, thus, give you tools to determine how you might work together toward a conjoined effort. In order to greet them we must become comfortable moving into the spaces they inhabit, which for the sake of a common dialogue I refer to as the [...]

6-Shapeshifting

Author: skelleyh

Spirited Paths Introduction to Modern Shamanism from Soul Intent Arts
“I am not the one doing the healing. You are not the one doing the healing. It is Mother Earth doing the healing. That is why, as a healer, you have to learn how to interact with the spirits. As soon as you know how to interact with spirits, it is easy for you to [...]

7-The “Guide” Part of Animal Guide

Author: skelleyh

Spirited Paths Introduction to Modern Shamanism from Soul Intent Arts
Forming relationships with Nature Allies is the critical aspect of the work. In forming relationships we acquire not only an ally for our own needs and growth, we also form a lasting bridge between the spirit world and the formed world. We become the correspondent to the Nature Spirit on events in formed reality, while [...]

4a-Gathering Fetishes

Author: skelleyh

Spirited Paths Introduction to Modern Shamanism from Soul Intent Arts
Working with Nature Spirits often entails having a physical connection with significant beings. Assembling the collection of items that reflect relationship with Nature Spirits and Guides is the focus of this lesson. Often called fetishes, power items, medicine, medicine bundle, power objects, these are items that have spoken to us--if not chosen us--in some way, [...]